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State Supreme Court rejects request to dismiss Colonies corruption case

August 18, 2016 | San Bernardino Sun
The California Supreme Court has rejected a petition by a defense attorney in a San Bernardino County public corruption case to consider dismissing the indictment on grounds of alleged prosecutorial misconduct, paving the way for trial in October.

Fire kept 6 judges from desert courthouses

August 19, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) A major wildfire blocked six judges from reaching their courthouses this week when flames forced closure of the Cajon Pass highway that attorneys and court staff use to reach Victorville and Barstow in the Mojave Desert.

Opinion: Our eminent right to a jury

August 19, 2016 | Daily Journal
(Subscription required) California's late chief justice, Roger Traynor, once wrote that there are notions embedded in the law that have never been cleaned and pressed and might disintegrate if they were.

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Audio: Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye on Access 3D

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye lays the foundation for reforms within the branch to make access to justice physical, remote, and equal. 

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